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The resolution of diterpene cyclase activities from Ricinus communis

Spickett, C.M. and Ponnamperuma, K. and Abell, C. (1994) The resolution of diterpene cyclase activities from Ricinus communis. Phytochemistry, 37 (4). pp. 971-973. ISSN 0031-9422

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Abstract

Kaurene synthase B activity and related diterpene cyclase activities from Ricinus communis were purified 600-fold. The enzymes catalysing the synthesis of beyerene, sandaracopimaradiene, trachylobane and kaurene from copalyl pyrophosphate have been resolved.

Item type: Article
ID code: 17672
Keywords: Ricinus communis, Euphorbiaceae, castor bean, separation, diterpene synthases, kaurene, beyerene, trachylobane, sandaracopimaradiene, Pharmacy and materia medica, Plant Science, Biochemistry, Horticulture, Molecular Biology
Subjects: Medicine > Pharmacy and materia medica
Department: Faculty of Science > Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
Date Deposited: 07 May 2010 12:51
Last modified: 04 Sep 2014 23:46
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/17672

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